Episode 6995

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Episode 6995 was broadcast on 23 January 2019, as part of Series 80.

Brendan Whitehurst played Linda Nowotarski, with Brendan Whitehurst winning 104 – 62. The Dictionary Corner guest was Suzannah Lipscomb, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brendan Whitehurst Score Linda Nowotarski Others Max.
1 LOSEGUNIT LOUNGES 7 – 0 LOSING ELUTIONS*, EULOGIST*, LIGNEOUS, LINGUETS*, OUTLINES, TOUSLING* 8
2 SNOESADEN SEASONED 15 – 8 SEASONED DONENESS, NOSEANES* 16
3 100 9 3 4 5 8 → 485 485
(100 − 3) × 5
25 – 18 485
100 × 5 − (3 + 8 + 4)


26
TTT GETGARAGE You might find the overall total score on a building site. AGGREGATE
4 YRFIOSERU ROUSER 31 – 24 ROSIER FERROUS, FRISEUR*, FURORES*, FURRIES* 33
5 TOPILETON POOTLE 37 – 30 POLITE PENTITOL*, POINTLET* 41
6 25 7 4 9 7 3 → 831 832
(7 + 4) × 3 × 25 + 7
44 – 37 832
(9 × 4 − 3) × 25 + 7

RR: 831 = ((7 + 4) × 25 + 9 − 7) × 3

51
7 KAREGEVOP OVERAGE 51 – 37 GROVE GEOPARK, PREGAVE* 58
8 JSRIEDALI DAIRIES 58 – 37 JADES LAIRDIES* 66
9 100 9 6 1 3 8 → 558 558
(100 − (8 − 1)) × 6
68 – 37 555


76
TTT UNNOTICED The busker's music was largely unnoticed, but he carried on playing anyway. CONTINUED
10 RTSAIGQOA AORTAS 74 – 37 ROAST AGISTOR*, ORGIAST*, TARIQAS* 83
11 TIVUSAPEC CAPTIVES 82 – 45 CAPTIVES 91
12 MTPIELODE PILOTED 89 – 52 IMPLODE PETIOLED* 99
13 TANIGERUW WATERING 97 – 52 TWAIN TWANGIER* 107
14 100 50 5 4 7 2 → 962 959
(7 + 2) × 100 + 50 + 5 + 4
104 – 52

RR: 962 = 50 ÷ 5 × (100 − 4) + 2

117
15 VETAIDCAT 104 – 62 ACTIVATED
(9.75 seconds)
127
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